Politics

The Value of Humanizing Evil in a Fictional Context

An alternative to neo-Nazi human interest pieces. Read More

Bill Clinton and James Patterson Book Rights Land at Showtime

"The President is Missing" will mark the first time an American President has co-penned a thriller. Read More

From ‘Jackie’ to Melania: Media, Performance, and the First Ladies

The role of the First Lady slips in and out of importance depending on media savvy. Essayist Kevin B. Lee… Read More

Trump Looms Over ‘Broad City’

Abby and Ilana are the latest late-night comedians to take on Trump's America. Read More

The Bill Clinton Impeachment Is TV’s New Obsession

'The Breach' will dramatize Slick Willie's last days in the White House. Read More

America Had a Great Fall

Rewatching 'All The President's Men' On The Anniversary of Nixon's Resignation. Read More

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Genius’ Debut Plus More TV You Must See This Week

Elisabeth Moss in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’Two exciting new limited series are making rather unconventional debuts this week, with The Handmaid’s… Read More

Stranger Than Fiction: The Truthiness of ‘Fargo’

“You don’t have to have a true story to make a true story movie.” Read More

Ten Years Later, ‘The Hoax’ is Even More Timely in the Trump Era

One of the most audacious cons in history is aided by the certainty that no one would tell a lie… Read More

Beyond The Meme: Revisiting ‘Scanners’

Scanning one of David Cronenberg’s most popular, most flawed films.Memory is a funny thing. Not funny, “haha,” so much, but funny… Read More